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Histoire abregée des insectes : qui se trouvent aux environs de Paris : dans laquelle ces animaux sont rangés suivant un ordre méthodique ..


Published 1762
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Plates signed: Prevost sc.; Defehrt fecit

"De l'imprimerie de J. Chardon ..., 1762"--Colophon (t. 2, p. 690)

Signatures: t. 1: pi²a-cd²A-3T3V²; t. 2: pi²A-4Q4R²4S²; final leaf, t. 2, blank

Collation: t. 1: [4], xxviij, 523, [1] p., [1] unnumbered plate inserted between p. 58 and 59 and numbered plates I-X inserted at end; t. 2: [4], 690, [2] p., numbered plates XI-XXII inserted at end

Head- and tail-pieces; title-page vignettes (vignette on t. 1 signed: Papillon inv. et sculp. ... 1732)

Includes indexes

Table alphabetique des auteurs cités ...: p. xxij-xxvj, t. 1

Hagen, H.A. Bib. entomologica

Nissen, C. Zoologische Buchillustration

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SCNHRB has three copies

SCNHRB c. 1 (t. 1, 39088007349343; t. 2, 39088007331044) is bound in imitation leather with gilt-stamped spine, red leather spine label, and marbled edges. With some ms. annotations in pencil

SCNHRB c. 2 (t. 1, 39088007331226; t. 2, 39088007303217) is bound in old quarter-leather over sprinkled paper boards, with raised bands, gilt-stamped spine and red spine labels, and marbled edges. Housed in archival paperboard boxes for preservation

SCNHRB c. 2 has autographs on front paste-down endpapers: Castelnau, 1478; Curtis W. Sabrosky, Nov. 1955. Tome 1 of c. 2 has extensive ms. annotations in ink and pencil

SCNHRB c. 2 has stamp on p. 100 (t. 1): Portland Society of Natural History

SCNHRB c. 2 has the unnumbered folded leaf of plates misbound between p. 48 and p. 49 instead of between p. 58 and p. 59

SCNHRB c. 2 and c. 3 have bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries ... preservation supported by the Smithsonian Women's Committee

SCNHRB c. 3 (t. 1, 39088007349491; t. 2, 39088007331382) is bound in old full leather with gilt-stamped spine and spine label, raised bands, marbled endpapers, and red sprinkled edges. Housed in archival paperboard boxes for preservation

SCNHRB c. 3 has autograph on front paste-down endpaper, etc.: Carl J. Drake

SCNHRB c. 3 has laid in: typed note ([1] p.), unsigned, referring to the rejection of the nomenclature in this work by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature


Volume t. 2, c. 1
Publisher A Paris : Chez Durand ...
Year 1762
Pages 760
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language French
Call number 39088007331044
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Cullman Library (rare book)

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